Philip Brown (actor)

Philip Brown (born March 26, 1958) is an American actor probably best known for his performances on television.

Philip Brown
Doris Day Show main cast 1968.jpg
From the first season of The Doris Day Show. L-R: Todd Starke, Doris Day and Philip Brown (1968)
Born (1958-03-26) March 26, 1958 (age 61)
OccupationActor
Years active1963–present

Brown is a native of Coalinga, California.[1] His father, Philip Brown Sr., was a television technician after having been an actor,[2] and his uncle was actor Peter Brown.[1] He graduated from North Hollywood High School.[3]

He first played Billy Martin, the son of Doris Day on The Doris Day Show, from 1968-1971.[4]

Brown portrayed Randy Harford in When the Whistle Blows (1980).[4]:1169 He also appeared in the 1980s Dynasty spin-off series The Colbys as Neil Kittredge, in Knots Landing as Brian Johnston in 1991,[citation needed] and in 1993 as Buck Huston in Loving.[5] He also played Steve Kendall, a sportscaster, on Search for Tomorrow in the 1980s.[6]

Brown also made films in South Africa in the 1980s.[7]

He currently works in commercials.

Partial filmographyEdit

  • The Bitter Ash (1963) - Colin Willard
  • The Playground (1965) - Fishback
  • Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971) - Jim Green
  • Rivals (1981) - Clyde 'Clutch' Turner
  • Dune Surfer (1988) - Ben Maartens
  • Back to Freedom (1988) - Dr. Paul Fleming
  • Wild Zone (1989) - Wayne Garrison
  • The Nostradamus Kid (1993) - Fuzzy Wuzzy
  • An American Reunion (2003) - Rob Stefanic

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Television Question Box". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Missouri, St. Louis. August 17, 1980. p. 190. Retrieved November 27, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "All in Family". Austin American. Texas, Austin. March 21, 1971. p. 99. Retrieved November 27, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Being ex-child star is no bed of roses". The Anniston Star. Alabama, Anniston. May 17, 1980. p. 35. Retrieved November 27, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ a b Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. pp. 278–279. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7.
  5. ^ Reichardt, Nancy M. (June 27, 1993). "Actor enthusiastic about 'Loving' role". Austin American-Statesman. Texas, Austin. United Feature Syndicate. p. 200. Retrieved November 27, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Reed, Jon-Michael (October 23, 1983). "Actors turn to soaps for security". Dayton Daily News. Ohio, Dayton. United Feature Syndicate. p. 106. Retrieved November 27, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Hirsch, Lynda (May 26, 1994). "'Loving's Philip Brown knows about change". Asbury Park-Press. New Jersey, Asbury Park. p. 94. Retrieved November 27, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.

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